(1843 - 1929)
Home State: Ohio
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Ohio Infantry
He enlisted in Company G, 7th Ohio Infantry on 20 June 1861 giving his age as 21 (he was 17).
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the head in action on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Promoted to Corporal on 1 May 1864, and was discharged with his Company on 7 July 1864.
After the War
"In 1915, he was appointed by the governor of Ohio to a commission to select a design for a monument to commemorate a battle at Lookout Mountain (7/14/1915). Also an inventor, he claimed to have been the first person to find a practical use for fuel oil when he built his own oil-burning boiler in the 19th century."
References & notes
08/1843 in OH
1929; burial in Westwood Cemetery, Oberlin, OH